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Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Monday, July 4, 2016 | More »

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Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and questions over growth have kept the Indian ecommerce industry in news for a while. Competition from global giants such as Amazon and Alibaba has triggered debate on whether...

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BCCL’s Brand Capital in talks to pick small stake in Flipkart

In what could be the third ad-for-equity deal for Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) in Indian technology unicorns, the media conglomerate is in talks with Flipkart to pick a small stake in the e-commerce firm. BCCL has initiated discussions with Flipkart over a Rs 500 crore deal to pick an und...

4 June, 2016 | More »

Mukesh Bansal & Ankit Nagori

Mukesh Bansal, Ankit Nagori to leave Flipkart

Mukesh Bansal, head of marketplace and a board member at Flipkart, and chief business officer Ankit Nagori have decided to leave the e-commerce firm barely a month after a top-level reshuffle that led to a change in the roles of the company’s two founders. “My incredible journey with Myntra and ...

10 February, 2016 | More »

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Why Alibaba wants to invest in competing Indian e-tailers

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd seems to be fixated on acquiring interests in Indian e-commerce majors, especially those that directly compete with its global rival Amazon Inc. After backing Snapdeal and Paytm, recent news reports suggest that Alibaba is making a beeline to invest...

4 February, 2016 | More »

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What’s new about Flipkart’s universal Windows 10 app

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-tailer, has launched a universal app for the new Windows 10 platform that Microsoft is rolling out to users across the world. The app was in its beta testing phase over the past two months at the Independent Software Vendor Programs at Microsoft, and went live on ...

14 January, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart names Sachin Bansal executive chairman, Binny Bansal CEO

Binny Bansal, co-founder and COO of India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart, has taken over as its CEO while co-founder Sachin Bansal, who has been holding chairman and CEO positions, will now be executive chairman, a communique on the company’s website stated. “In his role as executive ch...

11 January, 2016 | More »

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How big was Amazon’s in-house vendor compared with Flipkart counterpart in FY15

Cloudtail India Pvt Ltd, which is part controlled by Amazon.com Inc and is believed to be the single-largest vendor on its Indian e-commerce marketplace Amazon.in, sold products worth Rs 1,139 crore in the year ended March 31, 2015. Cloudtail, which started operations in the middle of last financial...

30 December, 2015 | More »

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Rahul Yadav back with e-gov startup; Flipkart’s Bansals play angels

Rahul Yadav, the ousted co-founder of Housing.com, is back with his new startup and he is funded by the biggest names in the Indian internet industry—Bansals of Flipkart. Yadav’s new startup – Intelligent Interfaces – is about helping various government departments use internet and technolog...

11 December, 2015 | More »

Joy Bandekar

Ola hires Joy Bandekar from Flipkart to head new initiatives

Ola, the country’s largest cab aggregator, has hired Joy Bandekar from e-commerce firm Flipkart as its corporate president to lead new initiatives. Bandekar will also be part of Ola’s leadership team, the company said in a press release. A mechanical engineer and an MBA from Narsee Monjee Inst...

7 December, 2015 | More »

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Flipkart 2014-15 net loss widens as discounting hurts

Online retailer Flipkart reported its net loss more than doubled for the year through March 2015, as it burnt cash heavily to acquire customers and offer discounts to edge out Snapdeal and Amazon in the highly competitive Indian e-tailing market. India’s biggest e-commerce marketplace recorded a n...

3 December, 2015 | More »

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